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Six electrocuted, over 20 injured as bus touches live wire in Odisha

At least six persons were electrocuted and over 20 injured when a bus came in contact with a live wire in Odisha's Dhenkanal district on Tuesday.

Dengue cases cross 2,000-mark in Bengal

 Dengue cases in West Bengal have crossed the 2,000-mark this year while the official death count so far is at 14, a Health Department official said here on Thursday.

Moderate physical activity can prevent dementia

 An increase in physical activity can prevent new cases of dementia globally each year, a new study has revealed.

An hour of exercise a day may help you live longer

Physical inactivity is linked to an increased risk of heart disease, diabetes as well as some cancers and is associated with more than 5 million deaths per year.

Afghan civilian casualties at record high in first half of 2016: UN

Civilian casualties in Afghanistan touched a record high in the first half of 2016, the UN with children in particular paying a heavy price as insurgent groups step up fighting.

NHRC issues notice over electrocution of Delhi girl leading to amputation of hands

 The NHRC has taken suo motu cognizance of a media report that both the hands of a ten-year-old girl had to be amputated at Delhi`s Safdarjung Hospital following severe burn injuries due to shock from a high voltage.

Climate change: 2,50,000 more deaths per year by 2030, says WHO

As per WHO's assessment, heat exposure will cause around 38,000 deaths in the elderly in the next 15 years. Also, deaths due to diarrhoea are projected to reach 48,000, and as many as 60,000 deaths due to malaria and 95,000 due to childhood malnutrition.

Reasons you should start eating Mediterranean diet today - Watch!

Basically, a Mediterranean diet is a healthy eating plan consisting of lots of vegetables, fruits, beans, cereals. It also contains moderate amounts of fish, white meat and some dairy products.

Five newborns die in Rajasthan hospital

Five newborns admitted to the neonatal unit of JLN Government Hospital in Ajmer have died since last night, prompting authorities to start a probe.

Suicide - The leading cause of death among India's youth!

The study by London-based Lancet Commission on Adolescent Health and Well-being reveals that suicide is the leading cause of death among youngsters aged 10-24 in India.

Palestinian rams 3 Israelis with car in West Bank, shot dead

A Palestinian rammed his car into a group of Israelis in the occupied West Bank today, injuring three people before being shot dead, the Israeli army said.

Countries on verge of beating malaria face new threat, study says

Nations on the verge of eliminating malaria risk falling short of their goal, just as it lies within reach, due to funding being shifted elsewhere, researchers said on Thursday.

Want to live longer? Cut down your sitting time by 71 minutes!

A new study suggests that reducing sitting time at work by 71 minutes per day can have positive effect in the long.

Is Puttingal temple fire an accident or massacre?

Watch this special segment and get to know, How fire works in Puttingal temple in Kollam turned into a massacre?
To know more watch this full video here.

Cervical cancer now a big reason for death among women in India

Cervical cancer is fast turning out to be a big reason for death among Indian women. 

Climate change could kill 500000 extra lives by 2050

Climate change could kill 500000 extra lives by 2050

The research is the strongest evidence yet that climate change could have damaging consequences for food production and health worldwide and is the first of its kind to assess the impact of climate change on diet composition and bodyweight, and to estimate the number of deaths they will cause in 155 countries in 2050.

`Driving retirement` puts older adults at health risk

Families should rethink about seniors' decision of giving up driving as a new study suggests that older adults, who keep driving, are healthier than their non-driving counterparts.

Female infants less vulnerable to brain injury: Study

Females infants have a higher level of a protein than males that protects them against brain injury during birth which may lead to long-term neurological issues or even death, a new study has found.

Eighteen people dead in Delhi due to cold weather

This winter season is breaking all the past records. 18 people have died in Delhi due to cold so far. The U.S is also facing extreme snowfall creating problems for the public.

DNA: Analysis on Delhi trucks being another medium of causing road deaths

Watch the analysis on how Delhi trucks are becoming another medium of causing deaths on Delhi roadways.